Fire and rescue divisions of the Russian Emergency Ministry keep on helping people whose houses are located in flooded areas. Those who have refused to go to temporary shelters are provided with foodstuffs, essentials and medicines. Livestock, pets and birds are being evacuated.
Managing bodies and forces of the Emergency Ministry’s Volgograd Region Directorate are working under the state of emergency. As of 7 April, 61 people, including 27 children, are staying at temporary shelters. Water has been pumped out of 19 houses and debris has been removed from 47 yards.
71 settlements, 803 houses, 3,502 farmlands, 29 low-level bridges and 8 sections of motorways remain flooded.
370 people have been relocated, with 56 of them staying at temporary shelters, while the rest preferred leaving for relatives and friends.
Normal functioning of the society is not disturbed: there are bypasses and all the settlements are within reach of firefighters.
Social, medical and other services are working at temporary shelters, people there are provided with hot meals, including baby food, bottled water, essentials and means of communication.
Vehicles of the 75th humanitarian convoy of the Russian Emergencies Ministry have arrived to their destination. Currently, the cargo is being unloaded in Donetsk and Luhansk Regions. Upon unloading, all relief goods will be distributed by corresponding organizations to social facilities of Donetsk and Luhansk Regions and among the population.
All vehicles underwent inspection by customs agencies and border services.
Vehicles will return back to the Don Rescue Center through Donetsk and Matveyev Kurgan border checkpoints.
Flood situation is under special control of the Russian Emergencies Ministry. There are positive changes in Altai Territory. Number of flooded houses and years gradually decreases and water has completely drained from 14 settlements.
Russian Emergencies Ministry’s task groups are working in cooperation with local governments and provide aid to the affected.
Spring flood progresses in accordance with the forecast. Water level has risen in rivers of Altai, Tyva, Khakassia, Rostov Region and Altai Territory due to snowmelt runoffs.
Russian Emergencies Ministry’s task groups are working in cooperation with local governments and provide targeted aid to the affected people.